GLASS Daytime All-Wave Net Radiation Product: Algorithm Development and Preliminary Validation
AbstractMapping surface all-wave net radiation (Rn) is critically needed for various applications. Several existing Rn products from numerical models and satellite observations have coarse spatial resolutions and their accuracies may not meet the requirements of land applications. In this study, we develop the Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) daytime Rn product at a 5 km spatial resolution. Its algorithm for converting shortwave radiation to all-wave net radiation using the Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines (MARS) model is determined after comparison with three other algorithms. The validation of the GLASS Rn product based on high-quality in situ measurements in the United States shows a coefficient of determination value of 0.879, an average root mean square error value of 31.61 Wm−2, and an average bias of −17.59 Wm−2. We also compare our product/algorithm with another satellite product (CERES-SYN) and two reanalysis products (MERRA and JRA55), and find that the accuracy of the much higher spatial resolution GLASS Rn product is satisfactory. The GLASS Rn product from 2000 to the present is operational and freely available to the public. View Full-Text
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Jiang, B.; Liang, S.; Ma, H.; Zhang, X.; Xiao, Z.; Zhao, X.; Jia, K.; Yao, Y.; Jia, A. GLASS Daytime All-Wave Net Radiation Product: Algorithm Development and Preliminary Validation. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 222.
Jiang B, Liang S, Ma H, Zhang X, Xiao Z, Zhao X, Jia K, Yao Y, Jia A. GLASS Daytime All-Wave Net Radiation Product: Algorithm Development and Preliminary Validation. Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(3):222.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jiang, Bo; Liang, Shunlin; Ma, Han; Zhang, Xiaotong; Xiao, Zhiqiang; Zhao, Xiang; Jia, Kun; Yao, Yunjun; Jia, Aolin. 2016. "GLASS Daytime All-Wave Net Radiation Product: Algorithm Development and Preliminary Validation." Remote Sens. 8, no. 3: 222.
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